Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 30

Elizabeth Comstock b. 1815-Quaker minister, abolitionist

Gertrude Atherton b. 1857-novelist

Zoe Akins b. 1886-screenwriter, playwright

Ruth Gordon b. 1896-screenwriter, actor

Grace Slick b. 1943-rock singer

Quote for the Day

"Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living."

~ Mother Jones

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Gay and Lesbian History Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Time Off For Women Week, International Wages for Housework Campaign: October 24-30

National Coming Out Day: October 11

National Grandmothers' Day: 2nd Sunday

Take Back the Night: October 25

Turn Off Violence Day: October 27

Reprinted from The WomanSource Catalog & Review's, "women's perpetual calendar"